Philosophy

3-Year-Old Boy Remembers Past Life
By  AnonHQ, Arjun Walia- 12.5 2017 3-Year-Old Boy Remembers Past Life, Locates His Body & Identifies The Man Who Murdered Him Reincarnation has remained on the fringe of scientific inquiry for a long time, despite a number of scientists urging the mainstream community to...Read more...
Karna
By Chaitanya Charan das - 28.9 2016 Setting the record straight about Mahabharata’s Karna Speaking on the Mahabharata outside Bharata – at Princeton During my visit to Central New Jersey, on 18th September, 2016, Govinda Prabhu and I spoke at Princeton University on the topic...Read more...
Dialectical Spiritualism: William James, Part 2
BY: SUN STAFF - 17.8 2017 Conversations wtih HDG A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, excerpted from  Dialectical Spiritualism: A Vedic View of Western Philosophy. XI. AMERICAN PRAGMATISM  William James (1842 - 1910) Syamasundara dasa: Well, this is James's criterion for...Read more...
Dialectical Spiritualism: William James
BY: SUN STAFF - 17.8 2017 Conversations wtih HDG A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, excerpted from  Dialectical Spiritualism: A Vedic View of Western Philosophy. XI. AMERICAN PRAGMATISM  William James (1842 - 1910) Hayagriva dasa: In his most famous book, The Varieties of...Read more...
Dialectical Spiritualism: Karl Marx, Part 7
BY: SUN STAFF - 15.8 2017 Conversations wtih HDG A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, excerpted from  Dialectical Spiritualism: A Vedic View of Western Philosophy. X. COMMUNISM  Karl Marx (1818-1883) Syamasundara dasa: Marx believed that human nature is a product of...Read more...
Dialectical Spiritualism: Karl Marx, Part 6
BY: SUN STAFF - 14.8 2017 Conversations wtih HDG A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, excerpted from  Dialectical Spiritualism: A Vedic View of Western Philosophy. X. COMMUNISM  Karl Marx (1818-1883) Syamasundara dasa: In Marx's society, private property would be abolished...Read more...
Look Up To The Strugglers
By Kesava Krsna Dasa - 14.8 2017 Once, the late Madhudvisa Prabhu asked Srila Prabhupada, “What pleases you the most? Book distribution pleases you. Deity worship pleases you. What really pleases you?” Srila Prabhupada replied, “By struggling for Krishna…,”...Read more...
The Meaning of Vyasa Puja
By Kripamoya Das - 14.8 2017 Earlier this year, I visited the city of Kolkata and was taken by a kind devotee to an old building on a short backstreet known as Ultadanga Junction Road. I had never been there before, but had heard about the place for forty years. The square, brown brick,...Read more...
Devotees and Demigods
By editor - 11.8 2017 Demigods The word "demigod" is a translation of "deva" ("shining one") used by Srila Prabhupada in his books. He's chosen this term to avoid equating devas with Visnu/Krsna (Devadeva, the lord of devas, BG 10.15, 11.13, etc., see the...Read more...
GLORIFICATION OF SRI SITA-RAMA
By Sri Srimad Bhaktivedanta Narayana Gosvami Maharaja - 11.8 2017 Mathura, April 13, 2000 After Ravana was killed, Sita devi had to undergo the agni pariksa, fire test. Of course, Maya-Sita entered the fire, and the real Sita devi remained unharmed – proving that she was completely...Read more...
WHO IS LORD NRSIMHADEVA?
By Sri Srimad Bhaktivedanta Narayana Gosvami Maharaja - 11.8 2017 (An Appearance Day Lecture) [This year, 2017, the divine appearance day of Lord Nrsimhadeva is on May 9 (in Vrindavan). The following is Srila Narayana Gosvami Maharaja’s lecture on the Lord’s glories, given on...Read more...
Dialectical Spiritualism: Karl Marx, Part 5
BY: SUN STAFF - 10.8 2017 Conversations wtih HDG A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, excerpted from  Dialectical Spiritualism: A Vedic View of Western Philosophy. X. COMMUNISM  Karl Marx (1818-1883) Syamasundara dasa: Well, the goal is the production of goods for the material...Read more...
Management: Material or Spiritual?
By Bhurijana dasa - 10.8 2017 Management to facilitate preaching is spiritual, not material. Srila Prabhupada: Everywhere, in the office, there is some immediate boss. So you have to please him. That is service. Suppose in office, in a department there is office superintendent. And if you...Read more...
Is forgiveness practical?
By Chaitanya Charan das - 10.8 2017 Question: Spiritual wisdom-traditions often glorify forgiveness as a virtue, but isn’t it impractical and foolish to forgive someone who repeatedly hurts us? Answer: When someone hurts us, forgiving that person is our best response. But often our...Read more...
Dialectical Spiritualism: Karl Marx, Part 4
BY: SUN STAFF - 7.8 2017 Conversations wtih HDG A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, excerpted from  Dialectical Spiritualism: A Vedic View of Western Philosophy. X. COMMUNISM  Karl Marx (1818-1883) Syamasundara dasa: Marx felt that it was the mode of production that...Read more...
Dialectical Spiritualism: Karl Marx, Part 3
BY: SUN STAFF - 7.8.2017 Conversations wtih HDG A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, excerpted from  Dialectical Spiritualism: A Vedic View of Western Philosophy. X. COMMUNISM  Karl Marx (1818-1883) Hayagriva dasa: Marx felt that both Christian and Jew should cast off their...Read more...
Dialectical Spiritualism: Karl Marx, Part 2
BY: SUN STAFF - 4.8 2017 Conversations wtih HDG A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, excerpted from  Dialectical Spiritualism: A Vedic View of Western Philosophy. X. COMMUNISM  Karl Marx (1818-1883) Hayagriva dasa: For Marx, there is nothing spiritual in the universe. He...Read more...
The Science of Taittiriya Upanishad
By Karthikeyan Sreedharan - 3.8 2017 Taittirīya Upaniṣad consists of three discourses of Taittirīya Āraṇyaka which belongs to Kṛṣṇa Yajurveda. The focal areas in this Upaniṣad are rules of conduct and nature of Brahma. Popular instructions like ‘Satyaṃ vada, dharmaṃ cara; mātṛdevo...Read more...
Insoluble Issues
BY: PRAHLADA NRSIMHA DAS - 3.8 2017 Concerning the origin of the jiva, for those who never read my past article on this subject on another newspaper or don't have time to do it, I will resume now very briefly the two main insoluble problems related to this idea of the jiva coming from...Read more...
Dialectical Spiritualism: Karl Marx
BY: SUN STAFF - 3.8 2017 Conversations wtih HDG A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, excerpted from  Dialectical Spiritualism: A Vedic View of Western Philosophy. X. COMMUNISM  Karl Marx (1818-1883) Hayagriva dasa: Marx was a descendent of rabbis on both sides of his family,...Read more...
Dialectical Spiritualism: Auguste Comte, Part 4
BY: SUN STAFF - 2.8 2017 Conversations wtih HDG A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, excerpted from  Dialectical Spiritualism: A Vedic View of Western Philosophy. IX. UTILITARIANISM AND POSITIVISM  Auguste Comte (1798 - 1857) Hayagriva dasa: Comte felt that love of God is...Read more...
Dialectical Spiritualism: Auguste Comte, Part 3
BY: SUN STAFF Conversations wtih HDG A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, excerpted from  Dialectical Spiritualism: A Vedic View of Western Philosophy. IX. UTILITARIANISM AND POSITIVISM  Auguste Comte (1798 - 1857) Hayagriva dasa: Comte felt that it was the working man, the...Read more...
Dialectical Spiritualism: Auguste Comte, Part 2
BY: SUN STAFF - 2.8 2017 Conversations wtih HDG A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, excerpted from  Dialectical Spiritualism: A Vedic View of Western Philosophy. IX. UTILITARIANISM AND POSITIVISM  Auguste Comte (1798 - 1857) Syamasundara dasa: Comte believed that social...Read more...
Dialectical Spiritualism: Auguste Comte
BY: SUN STAFF - 2.8 2017 Conversations wtih HDG A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, excerpted from  Dialectical Spiritualism: A Vedic View of Western Philosophy. IX. UTILITARIANISM AND POSITIVISM  Auguste Comte (1798 - 1857) Hayagriva dasa: Comte is the French founder of...Read more...
Description of Goloka
By editor - 31.7 2017 1 Sri Narada said: Asked by whom, and for what reason did Lord Krsna, the master of the universes, come to the earth? O best of the knowers of the Vedas, please tell. 2 Sri Narayana Rsi said: In ancient times, during the Varaha-kalpa, bearing a great burden and filled...Read more...
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